NEWS
Farmer Writes: the Brexit bus battles on and the driver has no control
A bout of mastitis and the Brexit bus battles on, writes Joe Collingborn.
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UK body seeking permission to trial genetically modified potatoes
GM trials will be the first in the UK in four years and will focus on genes which confer the resistance to late blight and improved tuber quality.
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DAIRY
Brexit will create a 'new scale' of milk crisis – EDA
The European Dairy Association is the representative body of dairy processors in the European Union.
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Dairy management: looking after cows in early lactation
The last 10 days have been tough on cows, with a resultant loss in body condition score, writes Aidan Brennan.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
SHEEP
Listen: best farmers 'pushing the limit' of climate efficiency
The best dairy, beef and sheep farmers in Ireland are among those going as low as we can go in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from production – but there is still room for progress, the FAO says.
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Heiferlac is the milk replacer of choice on award-winning dairy farm
Award winning dairy farmer Darran McKenna has fed Volac Heiferlac milk replacer to his replacement heifer calves for the past three years.
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Cocci TV – First three episodes now live
A new, seven-part series of short videos, brought to you by Chanelle Veterinary, covering coccidiosis.
Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
MACHINERY
McCarthy Plant and Agri celebrate 25th anniversary
McCarthy's Plant and Agri Sales celebrated 25 years in business. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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Claas offers new features in iPad ISOBUS control app
Claas has introduced new features to its iPad ISOBUS control app Claas Easy. The app now sees the ISOBUS Task Controller Basic (TC BAS) function.
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TILLAGE
No deadline for Boortmalt contract until deal is confirmed - IFA
There has been no confirmation from Boortmalt that the deadline has been extended.
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Crop protection company Life Scientific opens new HQ in Dublin
The Irish crop protection company specialises in bringing off-patent products to the market and recently moved into their new state of the art laboratories and office in Dublin.
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